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Highways Maintenance Operative

Job Title: Highways Maintenance Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25102505002
Job Published: January 03, 2019 10:13

Job Description

Highways Maintenance Operative
Ref: 25102505002

The Opportunity
Are you looking for a new role where you can make a difference in your local community? Do you want to be a part of a team of over 20,000 dedicated employees helping to create better places to live, work and travel? Well look no further.

We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic applicant for the position of Highways Maintenance Operative.

Location: multi-sites centred around North Cotswold, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire working on structures and construction (based at Moreton-in-Marsh depot GL56 0JB)
Working hours: 40 hours a week
Shift Pattern: Mon-Fri 07:45-16:30
Contract: Permanent
What is the purpose of this role?
To undertake the installation of temporary traffic management, and all aspects of highway maintenance works including routine and cyclic maintenance activities, minor civil’s works, and litter picking.

What will this role involve?
Maintain high technical standards
Attend project and work briefings as required
To drive/operate vehicles/plant requiring general and specialist skills including vehicle checks, routine maintenance – (e.g. oil and water checks etc) and cleaning
All aspects of highways maintenance works including routine and cyclic maintenance activities, minor civil’s works, litter picking and etc
Winter maintenance operations
Emergency call out operations
Taking responsibility for the safety of yourself and others within your team to ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and safe operation to protect member of the public
Carrying out vehicle checks prior to shift starting, correctly filling in defect books
Recoding of Drivers hours
Allocation and capturing time and resource utilisation in line with operated allocation system
To keep records, complete all necessary paperwork, communicate and liaise with other employees of Amey, sub-contractors, the emergency services, the police, the general public, clients and customers.
What are we looking for?
The ideal candidate would:

Have a Full Driving Licence –LGV Driving Licence (Class C)
General construction and structures maintenance knowledge
Appropriate qualification to relevant trade
Problem solving skills
Self-motivated and pro-active in terms of delivering solutions
Good communication skills
12D TRM Operative (Mod T1/T2)
Abrasive Wheels
Banksman Slinger
CAT Scanner (Highways)
Emergency First Aid at work (HSE)
Environmental Awareness Tool Box Talk
Personal Highways Safety
Manual Handling
Medicals - other
Why work for Amey?
You will be a part of the Amey family, creating better places to live, work and travel. In addition, we will support you in developing your career. In return for your commitment, you be eligible to receive exceptional benefits packages such as:

A wealth of career and development opportunities within Amey
Paid holiday with the option to buy additional holiday
Child Care Vouchers
Discounts at high street stores and more!
Discounted Gym Membership, Travel Insurance and Car Incentive Scheme
This is a great opportunity to be a part of our successful and growing business.